The CDC's deputy director for infectious diseases said at a briefing that no common exposures or other patterns had been discovered yet.Confident of no link to COVID vaccines »
While the multinationals were leaving, thousands of Russians who had the economic means to do so were also fleeing, frightened by harsh new government moves connected to the war that they saw as a plunge into full totalitarianism. Some young men may have also fled in fear that the Kremlin would impose a mandatory draft to feed its war machine. But fleeing had become much harder than it once was — the European Union's 27 nations, along with the United States and Canada had banned flights to and from Russia.
Goldman Sachs said a man who was shot dead on a New York subway train was a "beloved" employee. Daniel Enriquez was killed on a Q subway train bound for Manhattan on Sunday, the NYPD said. The company described the incident as a "senseless tragedy" in a statement to Insider.
Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology report that mountains of sugar have been discovered hiding underneath seagrass meadows across the world's oceans. Seagrass meadows are amongst the top carbon-capturing ecosystems — just one square kilometre of seagrass stores nearly twice as much carbon as forests on land at a rate 35 times faster, according to the Institute. To better understand these carbon-capturing powerhouses, the scientists conducted a study off the Italian island of Elba where they took samples of seagrass meadows and their surrounding sediments.
Donald Trump's image appears in ads for Boozman and for Sarah Sanders, who served as the former president's White House press secretary and is now running for governor. Sanders, whose endorsement is almost as sought after as Trump's, is helping make the closing argument for Boozman in a TV ad. But conspicuously missing from the ads and the campaign trail is the state's top elected Republican, Gov. Asa Hutchinson, who is entering the final stretch of his term with strong approval ratings and a raised national profile. Hutchinson's advisers say that's because he's concentrating on helping more Republicans nationally as he looks to the future — which might include a White House bid.
The Prosecutor General's Office announced that a resident of Bahmut, Donetsk region, had been exposed for treason. The man had been transferring information on the location and movement of personnel and equipment of the Ukrainian Armed Forces to an agent of the Russian law enforcement agency via the internet, as well as filming the location of National Guard personnel in Bakhmut. Reminder: As a result of the Russian airstrike on Bahmut in the Donetsk region on 17 May, 5 civilians were killed, including a two-year-old child, and 4 residents were injured.
A new species of invasive jumping worms has been discovered in at least 34 states, and scientists are concerned. CBS Minnesota's Erin Hassanzadeh reports from Minneapolis.
DUBAI (Reuters) -Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said on Monday that Tehran will avenge the death of Revolutionary Guards Colonel Hassan Sayad Khodai, who was shot dead by two people on a motorcycle in the capital. "I have agreed for our security forces to seriously follow up on this matter and I have no doubt that revenge for the pure blood of our martyr will be taken," Raisi said. The semi-official ISNA news agency said members of an Israeli intelligence service network had been discovered and arrested by the Guards.
Soros sees an opportunity in the beaten-down shares. He backed up the truck on Rivian in Q1, buying call options on 6.05 million shares during the quarter. Considering that Soros already had 19.84 million shares of the company that he bought in Q4, Rivian is by far the largest holding of Soros Fund Management.
There is a very small Army community that goes through the Combat Diver Qualification Course. It's arguably the Army's toughest course and is likely to be in higher demand in an era of great-power competition. When someone talks about frogmen or combat divers, most people immediately imagine Navy SEALs, the dedicated maritime component of the US special-operations community.
One man was killed and eight people were wounded during an overnight shooting at a party that drew about 100 people to a Southern California hookah lounge, police said Saturday. San Bernardino police officers dispatched late Friday found a man shot in the parking lot outside the strip mall lounge, where the party had been advertised on social media in the city east of Los Angeles, Sgt. Equino Thomas said. The man, Allen Gresham, 20, was pronounced dead at the scene, a police statement said.
Former President Donald Trump shared a post on his social media platform that appeared to propose or predict a civil war in the U.S. A Truth Social user suggested “civil war” in response to a March 19 tweet from El Salvador's president, Nayib Bukele, which was screengrabbed and posted to Truth Social by former Fox Nation host Lara Logan. Trump “retruthed” the comment about civil war. The most powerful country in the world is falling so fast, that it makes you rethink what are the real reasons,” Bukele's tweet read.
After seven straight weeks of losses, Goldman Sachs is just about ready to call a floor on this rout in equities. In the latest weekly note to investor clients, Goldman's chief U.S. equity strategist David J. Kostin sees the S&P 500 finishing the year at 4,300, implying a solid 10.3% rally from Friday's close. The glass-half-empty takeaway: Goldman's 4,300 call actually represents a downgrade for the benchmark index, and is smack in line with the bank's worst-case recession forecast.
A leading adviser to the World Health Organization described the unprecedented outbreak of the rare disease monkeypox in developed countries as “a random event” that might be explained by risky sexual behavior at two recent mass events in Europe. In an interview with The Associated Press, Dr. David Heymann, who formerly headed WHO's emergencies department, said the leading theory to explain the spread of the disease was sexual transmission among gay and bisexual men at two raves held in Spain and Belgium. Monkeypox has not previously triggered widespread outbreaks beyond Africa, where it is endemic in animals.
Three young swimmers were rescued in Ocean City after being swept out to sea by a rip current, New Jersey officials told news outlets. The children were carried away by the current at noon Saturday, May 21, near 10th Street, officials told WPVI. Ocean City Beach Patrol employees working to open a nearby beach rushed to help, finding a 12-year-old boy when they spotted his shirt in the waves, OCNJ Daily reported.
Former Trump aide Kellyanne Conway slammed Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner in her new book. Kushner knew he wouldn't be held accountable for personnel or legislative disasters, Conway wrote. Former Trump aide Kellyanne Conway has harsh words for the former president's son-in-law Jared Kushner in her new memoir.
Pakistani police arrested six men from the same family on Sunday, accused of murdering two sisters who were from the same village but also had Spanish citizenship. Police said that Urooj Abbas, 21, and Anisa Abbas, 23, were allegedly killed for refusing to bring their husbands — cousins from forced marriages — to Spain. Officer Ataur Rehman said that murder charges were leveled against the victims' brother, a paternal uncle, both husbands, a cousin, and both fathers-in-law.
If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, BGR may receive an affiliate commission. Scientists have injected the first human patient with a new cancer-killing virus. The virus, known as Vaxinia, has seen successful tests in animals.
Eight people have been arrested in Oklahoma City for allegedly trafficking a 15-year-old Texas girl, who was abducted at a Dallas Mavericks game last month when she left her father to go and use the bathroom. The girl's family is also demanding answers from Texas police about why they refused to investigate their daughter's disappearance and were forced to locate her themselves with the assistance of the Texas Counter-Trafficking Initiative (TXCTI)—a nonprofit organization that was able to track down nude images of the girl on a prostitution website. The teen went to the bathroom at the American Airlines Center on April 8 and never returned, her family's attorney Zeke Fortenberry of the Fortenberry Firm, PLLC said in a release, obtained by Fox News.
Miranda Atnip lost her home during the coronavirus pandemic after her boyfriend moved out and she fell behind on bills. Now she has a new worry: Tennessee is about to become the first U.S. state to make it a felony to camp on local public property such as parks. Tennessee already made it a felony in 2020 to camp on most state-owned property.
A pro-Kremlin journalist's report exposed the location of a Russian mortar carrier, Ukraine said. Ukrainian forces later destroyed the vehicle and thanked the Russian reporter "for the tip." Russian journalist Alexander Kots rejected the suggestion that his coverage compromised the vehicle.
Vanity prevented a Port St. Lucie man from getting away with getting $245,286 in Veterans Administration disability benefits by claiming, among other things, combat experience and arm and leg weakness that prevented him from lifting weights since 2010. While pulling this scam, bodybuilder Zachary Barton and his wife were posting pictures and videos online of Barton pushing heavy iron to build his physique and flexing in the gym and on stage in contests. Investigators began tracking the muscular moves of Barton, such as moving furniture and regular workouts at gyms in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where Barton and his wife moved.
After losing a high-profile bid for a South Carolina congressional seat in 2018, Republican Katie Arrington took a job at the Defense Department, where she focused on securing military supply chains, ensuring thousands of companies that contract with the federal government were implementing cybersecurity protocols. Arrington's civil servant work as chief information officer for the Acquisition and Sustainment Office was in line with what she characterizes as her longtime passion for cybersecurity and defense. Freshman GOP Rep. Nancy Mace, whom Arrington hopes to defeat in South Carolina's June 14 primary, is calling on Arrington to take a lie detector test about why she lost access to classified information. A Mace-funded, anti-Arrington website, meanwhile, has sections labeled “Leaks Classified Information” and "Busted: Loses Her Security Clearance.”
Kushner and Mnuchin raised $3.5 billion from Arab states since leaving office, per the NYT. Saudi Arabia put $2 billion and $1 billion respectively into Kushner and Mnuchin's funds, it said. The report said both held meetings with their future investors while working in the White House.
A Wisconsin couple fought for their lives after a bear forced its way into their home and attacked, police told news outlets. It happened at a home near Medford on Friday, May 20, the Taylor County Sheriff's Office told TV station WSAW. It was around 11 p.m.
DUBAI (Reuters) -Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Sunday that one of its officers, Colonel Sayad Khodai, was killed in a rare assassination in Tehran. Khodai was "one of the defenders of the shrines", the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, referring to military personnel or advisers who Iran says fight on its behalf to protect Shi'ite sites in Iraq or Syria against groups such as Islamic State. Two people on a motorcycle opened fire on Khodai, Tasnim reported, citing an informed source, while the semi-official ISNA news agency reported that members of an Israeli intelligence service network had been discovered and arrested by the Guards.
“It could give millions a chance to finally buy a house or start their business or help their kids get an education, too.”
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“Without action from Biden, Black student debt will hinder his agenda with respect to eliminating racial inequities.”
“Blanket relief could end up routing too much relief to those who do not need it and too little to those who do.”
“Unlike a number of other policy issues, student debt relief doesn’t need to be pushed through a narrowly controlled Congress.”